A Round-Up Of The Best Brunches In Dubai

A Round-Up Of The Best Brunches In Dubai

Let’s do a brunch! Absolutely. That’s what you will be saying, whether you are a ‘brunch fanatic’ or not, after browsing through our comprehensive guide to the best in the emirate.

 

It’s almost a Dubai tradition. Got a birthday, anniversary, friends or family visiting from home, let’s take them to brunch. With the weather cooling down,weekends are just meant to be enjoyed over a brunch of good food, unlimited drinks, long conversations and lazy laughter filled time. The Brunch mania is well and truly sweeping over our city — join in or be left behind.

 

AL SUFOUH | DUBAI MEDIA CITY | DUBAI MARINA | EMIRATES HILLS

Where: El Sur, The Westin Dubai, Al Sufouh

Food: Contemporary Spanish cuisine

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Extra: Kids will get an El Sur Chef’s hat and apron along with fun food activities

When: Every Saturday

Price: Prices begin from Dhs195 per person including soft drinks; Dhs295 per person for free-flowing sangria, hops and grape. Set menu of Dhs95 per child for children between ages six and 12.

Opening Hours: 12.30pm to 3.30pm

To make a booking: (04) 3997700

 

Where: Crab Tavern, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City

Food: American with an 80s and 90s feel

Extra: Due to popularity Crab Tavern will be hosting two brunches throughout the day

When: Every Friday from 1pm to 5pm and 8pm to 12am

Price: Dhs250 per person including soft drinks; Dhs350 per person including unlimited Mason Jar Mary bar, Desperitas, house beverages and Dhs395 per person including Bellinis and Prosecco

Opening Hours: Noon to 2am

To make a booking: (04) 4271000

 

Where:  The Med, Garden on 8 and The Dek on 8, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City

Food: One big brunch on three levels, offering Tex mex, sushi, carvery and coldcuts                                                        

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs395 per person all inclusive

Extra: Happy hour deals from 4pm to 6pm.

Opening Hours: 12.30pm to 4pm

To make a booking: (04) 4271000

 

Where: Night Owls Brunch, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City

Food: Fresh oven-baked pizzas and seafood bar complemented by signature cocktails and choice of house beverages

Extra: If you are in luck, and subject to availability, you could enjoy a free room stay with your table booking

Price: Dhs395 per person all inclusive

Opening Hours: 7.30pm to 11pm

To make a booking: (04) 4271000                                                         

 

Where: Favela Chic Brunch, Spirito Lounge & Kitchen, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City

Food: Brazilian-inspired sharing platters of starters and desserts with a la carte mains. Free flowing house specialty cocktails and sparkling wines

Extra: Brazilian Carnival dancers on site

When: Every Friday 1pm to 5pm and 8pm to 12am

Price: Dhs250 per person including food and soft drinks, Dhs350 per person including food and house beverages and Dhs450 per person including food, house beverages and sparkling grape

Opening Hours: noon to 3am

To make a booking: (04) 4212679

 

Where: Reform Social & Grill, The Lakes

Food: An array of British delights including a sharing platter of four options to choose from

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs250 per person including food and soft drinks; Dhs350 per person including house beverages; Dhs395 including sparkling grape

Opening Hours: noon to 3pm and 6pm to 10pm

To make a booking: (04) 4542638

 

Where: Sloane’s, Grosvenor House, Al Sofouh

Food: From delicious lobster and jumbo prawns through to fantastically fresh Oysters

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs280 per person including soft beverages and Dhs430 per person including selected alcoholic beverages. Dhs140 per child for children between four and 12.

Opening Hours: 1pm to 4pm

To make a booking: (04) 3176000

 

Where: Toro Toro, Grosvenor House, Al Sufouh

Food: A selection of Pan Latin favourites as well as Toro Toro’s signature mouth-watering churrasco grill, a range of small sharing plates, which include lashings of guacamole, ceviche dishes, yuca fries and delicious salads.

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs350 per person including soft beverages; Dhs500 per person including selected beverages

Opening Hours: 12.30pm to 4pm

To make a booking: (04) 3176000

 

Sofitel Downtown brunch dessert spread

Bruch at Sofitel Downtown

BUR DUBAI | DEIRA | GARHOUD

Where: Warehouse, Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Garhoud

Food : Unlimited draught paired with a selection of mouth-watering grills, cold meats, salads and dessert

Extra: 20 per cent discount on all beverages at Happy Hour from 4pm to 7.30pm

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs239 per person for a Regular Package including unlimited regular spirits, selected bottled and draught beers, bubbly and house wines. Dhs299 per person for the Premium Package, which includes unlimited premium spirits, beers, bubbly and premium wines

Opening Hours: 1pm to 4pm

To make a booking call: (04) 7022455

 

Where: La Residence Restaurant & Lounge, Raffles Dubai, WAFI

Food: Sharing set menu of French delicacies by Michelin star Chef Frederic Vardon                               

When: Every Friday evening

Price: Dhs300 per person including food and drinks. Dhs450 per person including food, house beverages, cocktails and sparkling wine

Opening Hours: 8pm to midnight

To make a booking: (04) 3962211

 

Where: Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo, Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers, Dubai creek

Food: Classic Italian dishes created by Michelin star chef Alfredo Russo, including a Secret Room full of ‘tantalising treasures’

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs 389 per person including house beverages, sparkling grape and Italian mixed beverages; Dhs269 per person including house beverages; Dhs199 per person including soft drinks and Dhs95 per child for children between ages six to 12

Opening Hours: noon to 4pm

To make a booking: (04) 2071717

 

Where: Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo, Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers, Dubai Creek

Food: Create your own menu from a weekly selection of 16 dishes created by Michelin star chef Alfredo, Russo, and order by placing a numbered card in their cardholder.

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs239 per person including a carafe of red or white wine or two Peronis; Dhs179 per person with mineral water

Opening Hours: 7pm to 11pm

To make a booking: (04) 2071717

 

Where: Sushi&Peppercrab Restaurant, Grand Hyatt, Bur Dubai

Food: South East Asian and Japanese cuisine with delicacies such as fresh oysters, Singapore Duck sushi and sashmi

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs349 per person, including bubbles and grapes; Dhs249 per person including soft drinks; Dhs100 per child between ages six and 12

Opening Hours: 12.30pm and 4pm

To make a booking: (04) 3172222

 

Where: Yalumba, Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Garhoud

Food: A decadent spread of scrumptious International cuisine and a never-ending supply of bubbly

Extra: Discount of 10 per cent on all beverages from 3.30pm to 7.30pm

When:  Every Friday

Price:  Dhs499 per person all inclusive

Opening Hours: 12:30pm to 3:30pm

To make a booking: (04) 7022455

 

Boa, brunch

Boa Brunch has an incredible view

 

DOWNTOWN | DIFC | EMIRATES TOWERS 

Where: Toko, Vida Downtown

Food: Asakusa ‘izakaya’ Japanese street food. Tempting tuna tacos and soft shell crab

When:  Every Tuesday Evening

Price: Dhs195 per person, including two complimentary glasses of wine or twilight concoctions for the ladies

Opening Hours: 7pm to 10pm

To make a booking: (04) 4428383

 

Where: Gaucho Dubai, Podium Level, Gate Village 05, DIFC

Food: Sumptuous steaks and mouth-watering seafood delights to suit all palates

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs320 per person, including soft drinks; Dhs395, including selected house beverages; Dhs495, including house beverages and sparkling vino.

Opening Hours: 12noon to 4pm

To make a booking: (04) 4227898

 

Where: Tesoro, Taj Dubai, Downtown

Food: Contemporary Peruvian delights such as Pisco and ceviche

Extra: Burj Khalifa views, long terrace, espresso martinis, live music and a personal visit from house chef Julio Cesar

When: Every Friday from 1pm to 4pm and Saturdays from 1pm to 6pm

Price: Dhs250 per person, including soft drinks; Dhs395 per person, including house beverages; Dhs450 per person with Prosecco

Opening Hours: 1pm to 6pm

To make a booking: (04) 438 3111

 

brunches in Dubai Worth Doing

 

Where: The Eloquent Elephant, Taj Dubai, Downtown

Food: Luxury comfort food

Extra: London pub feel and Happy Hour follows brunch from 4pm to 7pm

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs250 per person, including soft drinks; Dhs350 per person, including house beverages; Dhs450 per person with Prosecco

Opening Hours: 12.30pm to 4pm

To make a booking: (04) 4383131

 

Name of Venue: Above, Sofitel Dubai, Downtown

Food: An eclectic array of international cuisine including, traditional Arabic, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Mexican favourites, presented on street stalls

Extra: Live music

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs195 per person, including soft beverages; Dhs295 per person, including house beverages; Dhs495 per person including bubbles.

Opening Hours: 12:30pm to 4pm

To make a booking:  (04) 5036699

 

Where: Mango Tree, Souk Al Bahar

Food: Serving traditional Thai, such Duck Confit Benedict, Goong Yank Takrai,  signature Tiger Prawn Jungle Curry and the famous Banana Brownie

When: Every Friday and Saturday

Price: Dhs249 per person, including soft drinks; Dhs299 per person including house beverages.

Opening Hours: 12:30pm to 4pm

To make a booking: (04) 4267313

 

Where: Mint Leaf of London, Emirates Financial Towers South, DIFC

Food: Delicacies include Punjabi Chicken Masala, Lamb Bhoona, Chicken Lahori Boti, Sigri Prawn Skewers and the all time favourite Dal Makhni, plus an extensive live grill station in the lounge

Extra: Keep the mood going with upbeat tunes from the resident DJ at the adjacent Lounge at Mint Leaf where selected beverages are at half price between 5pm and 8pm

When: Every Friday and Saturday

Price: Dhs195 per person, including soft drinks; Dhs295 per person including house beverages, Dhs345, including cocktails and bubbles.

Opening Hours: 1pm to 4.30pm

To make a booking: (04) 7060900

 

Cut, brunches

CUT by Wolfgang Puck

 

Where: CUT by Wolfgang Puck, The Address Downtown (6th floor)

Food: World-renowned selection of mouth-watering steaks (but there are other delcious entrée options for those who don’t prefer beef)

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs290 per person, including soft drinks; Dhs440 per person, including selected beverages; Dhs640 per person, including bubbly

Opening Hours: Noon to 4pm

To make a booking: (04) 8883444

 

Where: Original Wings and Rings, Level C, Liberty House, DIFC

Food: Unlimited a la carte menu of American delights and selection of drinks

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs150 per person, including soft drinks; Dhs249 per person, including house beverages

Opening Hours: noon to 4pm

To make a booking: (04) 3596900

 

Where: 3in1 Restaurant and Lounge, VIDA, Downtown

Food: Oriental and International Cuisine

Extra: Dine inside, or rent out a beautiful cabana and spend your day relaxing by the pool. A staycation promotion is also on where you can brunch and there’s an opportunity to win a night’s stay at the hotel

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs265 per person, including soft beverages; Dhs295 per person, including unlimited selected beverages; Dhs495 per person, including unlimited bubbly. An additional amount of Dhs100 per guest will be added for a cabana by the pool

Opening Hours: 1pm to 5pm

To make a booking: (04) 8883444

 

JUMEIRAH | THE PALM | JLT | JBR

Where: Rixos The Palm

Food: Extensive varieties of food from all over the world with live cooking stations, and street foods with healthy eating options

Extra: Live band and special kids area

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs275, including soft drinks; Dhs400, including house beverages, sparkling vino; Dhs50, including premium bubbles.

Opening Hours: 1pm to 4pm

To make a booking: (04) 4575555

 

Where: Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah

Food: Succulent delicacies from three Jumeirah Restaurants — Al Qasr, Al Hambra and Arboretum

Extra: Live three-piece band

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs250 per child between ages four and 12; Dhs495, including soft drinks; Dhs575 per person, including bubbly and cocktails; Dhs795 per person, including premium bubbles.

Opening Hours: 12.30pm to 4pm

To make a booking: (04) 3666730

 

Where: Mina Al Salam, Madinat Jumeirah

Food: Sumptuous Mexican delicacies from Tortuga

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs125 per child between ages four to 12; Dhs265 per person, including soft drinks; Dhs375 per person, including house beverages.

Opening Hours: 12.30pm to 4pm

To make a booking: (04) 3666730

 

Where: Moana, Sofitel The Palm

Food: Brunch goers can enjoy exquisite, fresh seafood, including Juicy King Prawns, Grilled Atlantic Seabass and Soft Shell Crab at the beautiful poolside restaurant all while listening to the background beats played by DJ Vicky

Extra: Pool and beach access are included in the package

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs350 per person, including soft drinks; Dhs495 per person for selected beverages.

Opening Hours: 12:30pm to 3:30pm

To make a booking: (04) 4555656

 

Where: Cafe Rouge, Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Food: French favourites from croques and baguettes, to a more substantial fare such as steak frites and grilled salmon. There’s also a French cheese board

Extra: Children under ten years of age will be kept busy with face painting, interactive games and balloon show with expert supervision

When: Every Friday

Price: Three course brunch menu starts at Dhs150 per person, including house beverages. Kids menu Dhs39.

Opening Hours:  noon to 3pm

To make a booking: (04) 5546338

 

Where: Maya Modern Mexican Kitchen & Lounge,  Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa

Food: Feast on delicious home-made Huarache, Quesadillas, and signature nachos, sumptuous rib-eye steak fajitas, lobster, and more

Extra: Pool and beach access at Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa

When: Every Friday and Saturday

Price: Dhs350 per person, including soft beverages; Dhs500 per person, including selected beverages.

Opening Hours: 1pm to 4pm

To make a booking: 04 399 5555

 

Where: Flow Kitchen, Fairmont The Palm

Food: Long lazy breakfast-to-lunch brunch with plenty of sumptuous delights for the palate. Start with the eggs-any-way and just go with the flow

Extra: Kids corner for the little ones. 50 per cent discount for beach and Fairmont Falcon Kids Club access

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs225 per person, including soft drinks; Dhs350 per person; including house beverages and selected cocktails; Dhs950 per person, including house and sparkling beverages.

Opening Hours: 11.30am to 3.30pm

To make a booking: (04) 4573457

 

Where: Geales Urban Seafood Restaurant & Lounge, Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa

Food: Signature dishes are served at the table to share, alongside an impressive selection of British inspired beverages

Extra: British Sweet Shop, including all your childhood favourites

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs350 per person, including soft beverages; Dhs500 per person including selected beverages.

Opening Hours: 1pm to 4pm

To make a booking: (04) 3995555

 

Cantine du Faubourg

La Cantina Brunch

 

WhereLa Cantine Du Faubourg, Jumeirah Emirates Towers

Food: Indulge in generous French spécialités as the venue’s reputed DJs and performers set the mood

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs300 per person, including a welcome beverage.

Opening Hours: 11am to 4pm

To make a booking: (04) 3527105

 

NAD AL SHEBA

Where: Farriers, The Meydan Hotel

Food: A sumptuous spread of International cuisine

Extra: A dedicated area of fun-filled activities for children, including bouncy castle, cartoons and magic shows

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs245 per person, including soft drinks; Dhs445 per person including house beverages

Opening Hours: 12:30pm to 4:00pm

To make a booking: (04) 3813111

 

SHEIKH ZAYED ROAD | BARSHA | MALL OF THE EMIRATES

Where: The Q Brunch, Holiday Inn Dubai, Al Barsha

Food: British pub classics from Shepherds Pie to Roast dinner

When: Every Saturday

Price: Dhs179 per person, including unlimited house beverages.

Opening Hours: 12noon to 3pm

To make a booking: (04) 7040777

 

Where: Sanabel, Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates

Food: International cuisine

Extra: Chocolate room filled with chocolate art and sweet treats. Special area for children with plenty of interactive activities

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs99 per child for children between ages seven and 12. Dhs199 per person, including soft drinks; Dhs299 per person, including house beverages; Dhs399 per person, including premium beverages and sparkling.

Opening Hours: 12.30pm to 4.30pm

To make a booking: (04) 3772353

 

Where: The Black Lion, The H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

Food: Fun party brunch serving sharing platters of American favourites including shrimp cocktail, rump steak frites, hot and sour chicken wings and apple pie.

Extra: Dress as a movie character and get Dhs50 off your package deal.

When: Every Friday

Price:  Dhs250 for food only; Dhs395 including house drinks and fizz

Opening Hours: 1pm to 5pm and 6pm to 10pm

To make a booking: (04) 3592366

 

 

FURTHER AFIELD

Where: Al Forsan, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa

Food: Arabic-themed feast every Friday, with the chefs preparing various dishes at the live cooking stations

When: Every Friday

Price: Dhs325 per person. including soft drinks; Dhs470 per person, including house beverages; Dhs695 per person including bubbly.

Opening Hours: 12:30pm to 4:00pm

To make a booking: (04) 8096194

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   October 8, 2015